cosmetics-preservatives

EU. Cosmetics Regulation Annex V, Allowed Preservatives

This list contains substances designated as preservatives which cosmetic products marketed in the EU may contain. The list contains maximum concentration limits and other restrictions. It also contains special labeling requirements, which outline conditions of use and warnings.

Ref No.
39
Conditions Product type, body parts
Rinse-off products
Function(s)
Preservative
Restriction(s)
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Mixture of 5-Chloro-2-methyl-isothiazol-3(2H)-one and 2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one'
Maximum Threshold
0.0015 %
Qualifier(s)
Of a mixture in the ratio 3:1 of 5-chloro-2-methylisothiazol 3(2H)-one and 2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one
Notes
(17) Methylisothiazolinone is also regulated in entry 57. The two entries are mutually exclusive: the use of the mixture of Methylchloroisothiazolinone (and) Methylisothiazolinone is incompatible with the use of Methylisothiazolinone alone in the same product

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